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Re: Transition problem from Firewall->Firewall2
Yes. If I turn the firewall off, it works just fine.
Please note though, that I do not have a DNS server running
on my machine.

Thanks for your time!!
I am really looking forward to your reply!
----- Original Message -----
From: "Andy Bennett" <andy@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: "Chris Bek" <chris001@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Thursday, November 20, 2003 12:10 PM
Subject: Re: [suse-security] Transition problem from Firewall->Firewall2


Does DNS work when firewall is turned off?


On Thursday 20 November 2003 06:53, Chris Bek wrote:
> Hi all,
> I was using SuSE7.2 untill recently when I changed my Hard Drive
> and I installed 8.1.
> This PC is a Samba/Gateway machine for 3 others (running Win9X).
> The problem is that although I kept all the ports and parameters that
> the old firwall used to run and retyped them in the new SuSEFirewall2
> edition, the direct masquerading that used to work, doesn't any more.
> I have made sure that I have configured the Network Card with
> enabling the IP Forwarding.
> When I enter them and enable the firewall (rcSuSEfireall2 start
> at prompt) all looks to work including Samba and DHCP.
> However when I type wvdial to enter the internet, wvdial replies
> with something like DNS not working and , cannot resolve DNS etc (
> my apologies I am not at the machine right now).
> Can someone please give me a hand with this? The installation
> of SuSE8.1 is out of the box.
> Thanx friends.
> Chris

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